Think of CitySocializer as a singles mixer crossed with MeetUp. Powered through Facebook, it strives for group dating at its best, hosting events daily and even allowing you to create your own. Initially launched in the U. Custom events make this app the closest you can get to artisanal dating think: an afternoon at the Dumbo Arts Festival or a Lower East Side food crawl.
The Stage , a U. But it has since expanded to help other artists and art lovers find lasting romance. This full-featured niche dating site, which sees over 12, visitors a month, offers members the ability to find singles based on mutual interests and preferences like age, location, and education and individually ranks those factors for better match results.
Before they went mainstream, personals were a way for same-sex couples to discreetly connect. Has the Internet really revolutionized dating? Or is hijacking tech for love and sex just what humans do?